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Pope Francis baptises one of 28 babies in the Sistine Chapel (CNS)

Pope Francis baptised 28 infants in the Sistine Chapel

The Cathedral of St Paul in St Paul, Minnesota (CNS)

The infant was left in a plastic laundry basket at the entrance to the church

Pope Francis steps off a plane (CNS)

Francis made the comments in a book reflecting on his pilgrimages as Pontiff

Cardinal Müller with the Pope (AP)

Cardinal Müller was responding to a request from four cardinals for the Pope to clarify a section of Amoris Laetitia

A man prays during a Jubilee Mass for the homeless celebrated by Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica in November (CNS)

Thermal sleeping bags were distributed to some rough sleepers

Catholics carry a replica of the Black Nazarene during a procession ahead of feast day celebrations in Manila (CNS)

Security measures put in place due to fears of an Islamist attack

Pope Francis: 'The real mission is never proselytism, but attracting to Christ, from the strong union with Him in prayer, adoration and concrete charity' (AP)

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Pope Francis leaves in procession after celebrating Mass marking the feast of the Epiphany in St Peter's Basilica (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

On the feast of the Epiphany Francis said the Wise Men were ‘guided by an inner restlessness’

Opponents of an assisted suicide bill rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, last June. The bill was later passed (CNS)

The influential American Psychiatric Association has said it is opposed to euthanasia for those who are not terminally ill

Pope Francis meets southern Italian seminarians last month (CNS)

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